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HB 557

Bill Purpose:
Requires analysis of maternal deaths by all birth centers.

Bill Sponsor:
Duplessis (D)

Committee:
Health and Welfare

OPEN Comments:
A disproportionate number of Black and low-income mothers face complications or death from pregnancy. It’s important for the state to address this, especially considering that maternal health has strong implications for the development of children.

Link to Digest:
legis.la.gov

Current Status:
Pending Senate Health and Welfare

OPEN Position:
Support

Committee Hearing Date:
Pending — check back soon

Who’s Involved:
Pending — check back soon

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